A Kitchen Classic Done Over the Fire
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Grilling fresh shrimp is just one of the classic summer dishes. Just like a Burger or a Steak, shrimp recipes have a way of finding themselves out of the kitchen and on to the grill. So why not take a kitchen classic like garlic butter shrimp and put it over some hot Cowboy Charcoal?
The recipe you will find below is a twist on one of my families favorite seafood dishes. Add a little bit of lemon zest and some chopped parsley and this might be your new family favorite!
Charred Garlic Butter Shrimp Ingredients
- 4 tbsp of butter
- 1/2 pound of medium shrimp, peeled (de-vein if you like)
- 1 tbsp of kosher salt
- 1 tbsp of black pepper
- 4 cloves of minced garlic
- 2 tbsp of Lemon juice
- (Optional) Freshly chopped parsley
- In a bowl, mix the shrimp, salt, pepper, garlic and lemon juice thoroughly.
- Light the Cowboy Hardwood Lump Charcoal in a charcoal chimney or mound inside your grill and let burn for 10-15 minutes.
- Preheat your cast iron skillet by placing it over the fire about 5-10 minutes before cooking.
- Place butter on to skillet and let fully melt.
- Add the seasoned shrimp to the skillet and let cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side.
- Pull shrimp off grill and sprinkle freshly chopped parsley on top!
Want to make it Surf 'n Turf? Try adding some Dirty Steak!
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